Error: Client Authentication Failed

This error is usually displayed for one of two reasons.

Reason 1: Payouts is not enabled and authorized to be live in your Paypal account.

Reason 2: Sandbox details are copied over into Refersion instead of Live details from PayPal 

Solution: Please review the steps for properly setting up PayPal Payouts.

Error: An Authorization Error Occurred

Possible reasons:  

Reason 1: This error occurs when your Paypal business account is not linked to a checking account. You are not authorized to make any API calls without a linked and verified bank account.

Reason 2: Your linked bank account in Paypal is NOT verified. If your bank displays a red unverified message like the image below, you cannot pay via Payouts until it is verified.

Error: Denied Payment Status

Not enough funds to cover transaction + Paypal fees. Transactions of $0.01 will require at least $0.26 in your PayPal balance to cover the $0.01 and $0.25 Paypal transaction fee.

Error: Insufficient Funds

No funds at all in PayPal balance. Funds in PayPal balance is required to use Payouts, not simply linking to bank account.

Error: Processing (that never updates) **Unique to Paypal Masspay users

Cause: IPN address was never updated in PayPal

Internal Server Error

Unique to PayPal, has nothing to do with Refersion. Internal server errors must be resolved on their own by Paypal

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